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PRUDENCE AND SACRIFICE SHOULD BE EMULATED

Two incoming senators -- freshman Donald "Ducks" Cole and George Goodwin -- have set a wonderful example for others by limiting or refusing the use of government vehicles and by recycling furniture.

ST. THOMAS SOURCE IS LAUNCHED

St. Thomas Source is "launched."
Someone asked, "What does that mean? What is different?"
The answer: everything and nothing.

FIRST HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR ON ST. THOMAS

A report from a concerned citizen sent police Wednesday morning to a busy East End road where they found the first homicide victim of 1999 on St. Thomas, a young man whose body was slumped over the passenger seat of a blue Chevy Sprint.

RESIDENTS AIR HEALTH CONCERNS

Residents who attended a forum on health hosted on St. Thomas Tuesday by Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christian-Christensen told her their major concerns were mental health and pharmaceutical needs, job availability for local nursing students, and lack of adequate nursing care facilities, according to the Daily News.

V.I. OWES WAPA $30 MILLION

The Water and Power Authority says the Virgin Islands government owes it $30 million, or about three-quarters of WAPA's total outstanding water and electric bills, which amount to $41.2 million.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SCHOLARSHIP

The Alpha kappa Alpha Sorority announces scholarship applications for its Educational Advancement Foundation open until Feb.15.

STRIDIRON NAMED ATTORNEY GENERAL

Sources close to Government House confirmed Tuesday night that Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has named former Sen. Iver Stridiron as attorney general.

RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO LYING TO FEDS

Jennifer Erema Hunte, 36, of St. Thomas has pleaded guilty in federal court to making a false statement to the FBI, in connection with their search for Joseph Simmonds. Simmonds was wanted in connection with the burglary and arson of the home of Assistant United States Attorney Curtis Gomez.

DONASTORG AND TURNBULL TO MEET ON Y2K

Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg, who authored legislation eight months ago to establish a Y2K oversight committee, will meet with Gov. Turnbull on Wednesday to discuss the Y2K issues.

CHILDREN AND VIOLENCE

Dilsa Capdeville, director of Kidscope, and Joyce Pruitt, administrative director, join forces to offer awareness of and solutions to the myriad of challenges facing our children and our society.

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